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Laura Thompson

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Laura is a Paralegal in the Dispute Resolution team.

Carlisle born and bred, she joined Burnetts in 2012, and throughout her time at the firm she has undertaken various roles in different departments.

In January 2018 she became a Paralegal in the Dispute resolution team. Having worked previously as a secretary in both debt recovery and dispute resolution, she has a good knowledge of the Dispute resolution sector.

In her day to day job role, Laura assists the Dispute Resolution team with particularly with its landlord and tenant cases, contentious probate cases and carrying out research and investigative work for the team. Working closely with clients and advising them on the options they have during their process with Burnetts is one of Laura’s main roles. Laura also liaises with Counsel, Expert Witnesses and the Court with regards to the cases she is working on. She attends meetings with her team to ensure she is up to date with their cases, court hearings and seminars.

Growing up, Laura attended Trinity School and Sixth Form. She then studied with RWP Training to complete a Business Administration Apprenticeship, in which she achieved an OCR Level 2 NVQ in Business Administration and Business Skills.

In her spare time Laura enjoys traveling, going on city and weekend breaks as well as holidays. Laura also likes to walk in the Lake District.